Category archives for: Engineering

COMMODITIES: Prospects bleak for South Africa’s manufacturing sector

South Africa's manufacturing sector show fatigue

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE outlook of South Africa’s manufacturing production is subdued owing to the risk of load shedding, uncertain global growth, flat commodity prices and constrained domestic consumer demand. The latest data from Statistics South Africa indicates that annual output came out worse than markets expected in September. Factory output […]

Africa’s smart mobility revolution begins

Vehicles that participated in the first Electric Vehicle Road Trip in Africa

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE first Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) in Africa has raised awareness around smarter mobility and inspiring the public and other stakeholders to join this revolution. This is according to organisers of the just-concluded momentous trip, which has been described as a resounding success. […]

Mauritius economy on track with historic rail network

Metro Express

SAVIOUS KWINIKA recently in Port Louis, Mauritius PORT LOUIS, (CAJ News) – THE multimillion-dollar Mauritius Metro Express light rail network, dubbed the country’s biggest infrastructure investment project, is set to result in a galore of business opportunities and vast employment opportunities when it takes off. The newly-inaugurated MUR 18,9 billion ($525 million) rail system project, […]

Momentous trip marks SA shift to e-vehicles

Electric vehicles in South Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE powers behind South Africa’s first electric vehicle road trip (EVRT) hope the imminent 1 454 –kilometre escapade is the beginning of many programmes geared towards driving the adoption of smarter mobility, including electric vehicles, locally. The trip begins in the capital Pretoria on Thursday (today), passing through Gariep Dam, Graaff-Reinet, […]

Historic indigenous Africa car Mureza unveiled

Africans introduce historic indigenous African continent car entitle Mureza, which will be unveiled in South Africa

SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A NEW African car brand will debut in the continent’s biggest motor show in South Africa later this week. Known as Mureza (Shona for flag), it is to premier at the Automechanika Johannesburg scheduled for Wednesday to Saturday. Mureza initially has a joint venture with the SAIPA Group […]

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